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V.A. (VARIOUS ARTISTS) (COMPILATIONS) - Made to Measure Vol. 1

Format: LP
Label & Cat.Number: Crammed Discs MTM 1LP
Release Year: 2021
Note: Brussels was one of the hotspots for innovative, avantgardish, experimental music in the 80's, and CRAMMED DISCS a central label of this movement.. this is a re-issue of a classic CRAMMED LP comp. from 1984 which became a cult series, with not so easy to find material from MINIMAL COMPACT, TUXEDOMOON, AKSAK MABOUL and BENJAMIN LEW...> "the aural equivalent of a collection of art books" - remastered, comes with DL code
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Crammed's legendary MADE TO MEASURE Series of New Music was described at the time as the aural equivalent of a collection of art books. Charting a map of some of the most interesting instrumental music of the era, thirty-five albums came out between 1983 and 1995, including works by artists such as Hector Zazou, John Lurie (his soundtracks for the Jim Jarmusch films), Fred Frith, Arto Lindsay, Zelwer, Steven Brown, Peter Principle, Harold Budd, Brion Gysin, David Cunningham, Benjamin Lew, Ramuntcho Matta, Karl Biscuit, Daniel Schell, Aksak Maboul, Minimal Compact and more. The loose idea behind the title of the series was: this is music which has been or could have been "made to measure" as a soundtrack for other media (film, theatre, dance, video). We'll also be rolling out selected vinyl reissues of some of the series' classic early releases, starting with the inaugural volume, MADE TO MEASURE VOL. 1, the multi-artist album from 1984, containing music created by Minimal Compact, Benjamin Lew, Aksak Maboul and Tuxedomoon for films, theatre plays and dance performances.